BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the 2019 SWAC Baseball Tournament field, with Southern and Alabama State heading into the postseason with respective number one seeds. The Jaguars (18-6 SWAC) completed one of the best year-to-year turnarounds in recent league history, going from last place in the Western Division in 2018 to division champion […]Read more "SWAC Announces Bracket For 2019 Baseball Tournament"
By Mike Coker, Black College Nines In its inaugural year, the Historically Black College and University World Series is a matchup featuring Southern University and North Carolina A&T University, as they meet on the baseball diamond in an interconference matchup that will crown an HBCU baseball champion. The HBCU World Series will take place on […]Read more "Inaugural HBCU Baseball World Series: Southern vs. North Carolina A&T"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southern University Jaguars outlasted Jackson State 45-41 to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship. This is the first championship for Southern since 2019, and coach Carlos Funchess is the first coach since Cynthia Cooper-Dyke to guide a SWAC team to the tournament title in his or her first year […]Read more "Southern outlasts Jackson State to win SWAC Women’s Championship"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. With Tyrik Armstrong having the hot hand early, […]Read more "Prairie View A&M prevails over Texas Southern in thrilling SWAC Men’s Final"
NORFOLK, Va.—Angel Golden dropped 18 points and Chasimmie Brown grabbed 16 rebounds as No. 3 Bethune-Cookman used a strong second half to overtake Norfolk State 57-45 to claim the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball championship Saturday at the Scope Arena. The Wildcats (21-10) won their second ever MEAC tournament title and claim the […]Read more "Bethune-Cookman Wins Second Ever MEAC Women’s Basketball Championship"
NORFOLK, Va.–North Carolina Central parlayed a 12-0 run to start the second half and some suffocating defense into a 50-47 win over Norfolk State in the championship game of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament at the Scope Arena on Saturday. The Eagles (18-15), the No. 3 seed, received the automatic bid to […]Read more "North Carolina Central Wins Third Straight MEAC Men’s Basketball Title"
NORFOLK, Va.–Delaware State senior NaJai Pollard was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Year, the conference office announced today. Myasia Jones of Savannah State was named Rookie of the Year, while Coppin State junior Chance Graham earned Defensive Player of the Year honors. Maryland Eastern Shore head coach Fred Batchelor was named Coach of the Year. All awards were voted […]Read more "MEAC Announces Women’s Basketball All-Conference Honors"
NORFOLK, Va. – Howard sophomore guard RJ Cole has been named the 2018-19 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Year, the conference announced today. Florida A&M’s MJ Randolph is the Rookie of the Year, while Cletrell Pope from Bethune-Cookman has earned Defensive Player of the Year honors. Norfolk State head coach Robert Jones has been selected the MEAC Coach of the Year. All awards were voted on by the conference’s […]Read more "MEAC Announces Men’s Basketball All-Conference Honors"
NORFOLK, Va. — The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its women’s pairings for the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 11-16 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. North Carolina A&T State will be the top seed after concluding the regular season with a 16-0 mark in MEAC play for the first time in program history. […]Read more "Women’s Bracket Set for 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament"
NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has released its men’s pairings for the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 11-16, at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. The Spartans of Norfolk State (14-2 MEAC) enter as the No. 1 seed for the first time since the 2012-13 season, when they went 16-0 in conference play. […]Read more "Men’s Bracket Set for 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament"